THE ISLE OF MAN FILM FESTIVAL - 7-10th September 2017


It’s a wrap!

Well that was a bit special then, wasn’t it?! Films have been screened, questions have been answered, workshops have wrapped, competitions have closed, awards presented, ManyThanks conveyed, posters taken down, visiting guests flown home and the beautiful Broadway cinema has been returned to its normal (slightly less panic-stricken) state. It’s

Read More

Calling All Isle of Man Filmmakers!

STOP PRESS!! We now have thoroughly ace PRIZE for the best loved film submitted to this comp, thanks to the lovely folk at Sure CW Isle of Man!!! We’re giving Isle of Man Filmmakers the chance to have their film shown as part of our Sunday evening ‘Big Ideas, Mini

Read More

Revealing all!

We’ve just had word that our tickets are on sale (HURRAH! call the Villa Box Office on 01624 600555 to book) so we thought we’d stop this drip-feed news nonsense and just spill the proverbial beans! You already know about Martin Pope and the Friday night Q&A screening from Isle

Read More

Manxies Abroad!

Saturday’s “Evening With the Indies” event is shaping up to be inspiring for sooo many reasons. We already have our fabulous visiting guests (have announced Danny Lacey and Raffaello Degruttola already, still more to come…) who will be screening exclusive clips from their own projects and discussing their careers and experiences

Read More

Friday night is FEATURE night!

All this week (3rd – 7th Sept) we’ll be announcing another guest or another event at this Film Festival. Today we can announce that we’re kicking off the festival in fine style! Isle of Man Film presents ‘The Heart of Me’ special Q&A Screening, with Producer Martin Pope of Magic Light

Read More

See the original Scene Stealers!

About a year ago, Dave came up with the ultimate challenge and learning experience for our fledgeling filmmakers – the ‘MannIN Shorts Scene Stealer Challenge’. For those that have asked recently no, this has nothing to do with Film 4’s competition of the same name (we like to think they

Read More

New guest announced for “Evening With the Indies” night

As you know, in an attempt to build major tension in the lead up to our Film Festival (!), we are announcing our Saturday evening guests on a slow released basis. Will let you know how that goes after the event 😉  The latest to be announced is RAFFAELLO DEGRUTTOLA.

Read More

Danny Lacey to return to Island for Film Fest 2012

We’re excited to be able to confirm that Leeds based filmmaker  Danny Lacey will be at this year’s Isle of Man Film Festival. Danny is not only a bit of a social network phenomena in the filmmaking world, he is also one of the most innovative and inspiring new independent filmmakers

Read More

..aaaaand ACTION!

So, here we are. A couple of months ago it seemed the Isle of Man wasn’t going to have a Film Festival this year, due to various unfortunate cutbacks. But in less than a month, right here on the tiny Isle, there will be all KINDS of fun film stuffs

Read More